Poetry

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Poetry by Melissa Weaver

Mosaic Maker

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The Sting

the history toward which the country slides will be memorized in the future with unglamorous words, a bitter taste on tongues, the sound of heaped up wailing, and the Rose Garden haunted by all the anonymous dead in the deserts, mountains, cities, and islands in the middle of vast seas. the future made last week […]

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Dreamer ©

they count us just things to be tossed, faces without names for ruthless might to strike, mere newcomers without human rights, dreamers condemned by the politics of hate, children for the whip hardened politicians say God will praise, young people painted wrong by high-flown speeches that aim to hurl us back to lands never known. […]

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Poetry by Carol Tobin

Glory

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Poetry by Carol Tobin

Peddling Flame

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Poetry by H. J. Recinos

Awake

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Hispanic Heritage Month

The anthropologist Clifford Geertz explains that one of the most significant aspect of the human condition is that “we all begin with the natural equipment to live a thousand kinds of life, but end in having lived only one.” For me, this one life began unfolding on Home Street in the South Bronx. My immigrant parents, […]

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Home Coming

Today we are featuring a poem from our regular contributer, Harold Recinos. When asked what compelled him to write this poem and share it with Anabaptist Witness, Harold responded with the following. – Ed. The Central American immigrant families with whom I engage in ministry come to the United States motivated by a desperate flight […]

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Poetry by Lois Siemens

My Mother’s Mirror

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Poetry by H. J. Recinos

The Well

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